Correspondence of Patrick William Anderson with archivists, librarians and publishersmainly relating to his uncle, Lieutenant Patrick Wright Anderson, with some relating to James Bell Salmond, including articles and newpaper cuttings 1988-2018, loose articles and publications 2000-2019. Photographs, 1915-c 2018
Patrick William Anderson and Patrick Wright Anderson
Copy of North British Railway, Dundee and Arbroath Joint Line Act, 1879, which gives North British Railway Co. a joint interest with the Caledonian Railway Co., in the Dundee & Arbroath Railway, and part of the Arbroath & Forfar Railway.
The minutes relate to a meeting on 7 May 1887, approving an application of the anatomical committee of Dundee as made by Dr [A. Melville] Paterson and Dr [Robert] Sinclair for the bodies of deceased persons.
Bound volume 'Musci Fifenses; Vol. I': Specimens of the mosses of Fifeshire [Fife] illustrated by notes relative to their distribution over the county by Charles Howie A.B.S. The volume contains a printed introduction and manuscript index to the 112 botanical specimens contained therein and also pencil notes and brief sketches possibly in the hand of Howie, undated [late 19th century].
Constitution, rules and related papers 1948-1978; minute books of Council and general meetings with related material 1947-2004; financial records 1947-1998; Programme Secretary files 1973-1998; Publication Secretary files 1952-2000; Archaeological Section reports, correspondence and notices, questionnaires and schedules relating to the Society's excursions, correspondence between Abertay Historical Society and various agencies, 1973-1996; correspondence relating to the Abertay Archaeological Section and other archaeological organisations 1959-1970; miscellaneous photographs, letters and notes 1960-c.1975; miscellaneous photographs and publications c.1972-2000; research conducted by former members 20th century; miscellaneous material. 1957-1988
Records concerning the life and adventures of Mary Eleanor Bowes (1749-1800) with correspondence from Robert Maxtone Graham concerning the Maxtone Graham family, 1776-1993. These records were transferred from Dundee University Library in 1993. They were found enclosed in a copy of 'The Confessions of the Countess of Strathmore, Written by Herself' (London, 1793). Mary Eleanor Bowes (1749-1800), Countess of Strathmore, was born in 1749, the only child of George Bowes (1701-1767) and Mary Gilbert. In 1767 she inherited her father's estate and on 24 February married John Lyon (later Bowes-Lyon), Earl of Strathmore. He died in 1776 and in the same year she married Andrew Stoney whom she later divorced in 1789 following his mistreatment of her. She died on 28 April 1800 and was buried in Westminster Abbey. Her love affairs were published in 'The confessions of the Countess of Strathmore, written by herself' (London, 1793).
Article from Gentleman's Magazine [n.d.] on John Wilson the botanist [1696-1751]. Refers in particular to A Synopsis of British Plants. 1744. [Typescript found in Ray's Synopsis Methodica Stirpium Britannicarum]. [6pp].
The Scots Language Resource Centre gathers material in or on Scots. The Centre works with other organisations to develop new teaching resources and it acts as an information exchange for folk organisations and material concerning the Scots tongue. The SLRC is funded by the Scottish Arts Council and Perth and Kinross Council and gets additional money from members and people that support the Scots tongue. The Centre is in the AK Bell library in Perth and is staffed every day. The SLRC is a member of the European Bureau of Lesser Used Language (EBLUL) and takes part in the meetings of the Scottish Parliament's cross party group on the Scots language.
Menu, toast list, invitation, photograph, and news cuttings concerning the luncheon of the Captains of Industry Meeting held in Dundee on 21 March 1994, to raise funds for the repair of the royal research ship 'Discovery', housed at Discovery Point, Dundee, and the visit of NASA Astronaut Dr N. Jan Davis to mark the event, 1993-1994.
Diary entitled 'How I spend my leisure time', 1864-1865 with typed extracts and transcript; Personal accounts, 1865; Miscellaneous records relating to the diary including items relating to Sturrock genealogy, 1997 and undated.
One time medical student at St. Andrews University and Art Collector, who gave his collection of pictures and art books to Queen's College, Dundee. They contain manuscript notes on art taken from printed articles and books. [See also Recs A/758 for files relating to collection and the Library's Nicoll Collection for catalogue of books].
Photocopies of correspondence and personal documents relating to the death of James Milton Robb and the search for his journal, c 1944-1947; Journal of 1st Lieutenant James Milton Robb entitled 'Carry On!' kept during imprisonment at Japanese prisoner-of-war camp in the Philippines, 1941-1944; Copy of newspaper report of death of Monica Cowles Robb
Volume containing notes relating to miscellaneous subjects including Russian flax, alphabetical index of companies and organisations, list of opinions regarding sundry firms, lists of roses 'Briars Season', inventory of household goods, cuttings about coin sales.
A copy of transcript of a diary entitled 'Our Scotch Tour'' containing a handwritten account of a Scottish holiday in 1902, undated; Correspondence concerning the provenance of and identification of the diary's authors, two sisters, Mary and Meta, 1979-1980.
Alphabetical file containing material on Scottish family and place names; albums containing press cuttings mainly concerning Scottish family names and history; notebooks, and material in an envelope, concerning Scottish personal and place names.